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Dr. John C. Sippy
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Obituary for Dr. John C. Sippy

Dr. John C. Sippy, age 79, a longtime resident of Naperville, IL, formerly of Downers Grove. IL, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was born January 19, 1938 in Richland Center, WI.

Beloved father of Sarah E. Sippy of Naperville, IL, Karin R. (Daniel) Nelson of Lisle, IL and Paula J. Dunlap of Naperville, adored grandfather of Amy Elizabeth and Cassie Jo Nelson and John Henry Dunlap, devoted son of the late Scott and Iva (nee Core) Sippy, former spouse and mother of John's children, Elizabeth Sippy of Scottsdale, AZ, fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

John grew up in Richland Center, WI and received his undergraduate degree in history from North Central College in Naperville and later earned Master's and Doctoral degrees in Education from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. John taught at O'Neill Middle School, Downers Grove, Downers Grove South High School, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. and Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL.

He enjoyed fishing with his buddies, especially with his best friend of 73 years, Ray Bosserman. He also enjoyed sailing, camping, gardening, reading, cooking, theater and the arts.

Memorial Visitation Friday, January 26, 2018, 4:00-7:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.

A celebration of John's life will follow Friday, 7:00 PM in the funeral home.

Interment: Private.

In lieu of flowers, some of John's favorite charities were the National MS Society, Habitat for Humanity and the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

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Memorial Visitation




4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540





7:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Memorial Contribution

Habitat for Humanity International

121 Habitat Street
Americus, GA 31709-3498

Northern Illinois Food Bank

273 Dearborn Court
Geneva, IL 60134

National MS Society

P.O. Box 4527
New York, NY 10163

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